Access and Equity

GlobalNet supports open and equitable access to vocational education and training for ALL individuals. We are committed to provide a supportive learning environment that sees enrolment based on nationally set entry requirements and competence gained through formal training, work-based learning and other prior learning pathways.  As such, we aim to ensure that all individuals have equitable access to our training services.  We comply with the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (TAS) and any other similar legislation in other jurisdictions.  We will NOT discriminate against any individual based on their

  • race;
  • age;
  • sexual orientation;
  • lawful sexual activity;
  • gender;
  • (ea) gender identity;
  • (eb) intersex;
  • marital status;
  • (fa) relationship status;
  • pregnancy;
  • breastfeeding;
  • parental status;
  • family responsibilities;
  • disability;
  • industrial activity;
  • political belief or affiliation;
  • political activity;
  • religious belief or affiliation;
  • religious activity;
  • irrelevant criminal record;
  • irrelevant medical record;
  • association with a person who has, or is believed to have, any of these attributes.

We may, on occasion, discriminate against an individual in the provision of training services if those training services

  • are on a genuine occupational qualification, or requirement in relation to a particular position;
  • would require special services and/or facilities the supply of which would impose unjustifiable hardship on GlobalNet Academy;
  • is for the benefit of a group which is disadvantaged or has a special need because of a prescribed attribute;
  • require participants to have no criminal history because of the requirements of the training or training location; or
  • require delivery in a language other than that being offered by the training course

GlobalNet Academy is committed to providing a safe and accessible learning environment, ensuring training and assessment services:

  • are based on adult learning principles
  • use competency-based training
  • incorporate flexible delivery based as much as possible on individual needs
  • use inclusive language
  • provide for different learning styles
  • recognise prior learning

GlobalNet will ensure that

  • students have access to resources that will provide them opportunities to access language, literacy and numeracy and/or counselling services as required.
  • systems and classroom management procedures reflect the commitment to access and equity and ensure that the dignity and privacy of individuals is respected at all times
  • the grievance and appeals process is understood by staff and students.
  • Monitor feedback from students and staff in respect of access and equity issues to ensure that such issues are recognised and rectified as speedily as possible
  • Privacy of individuals is respected at all times
  • assessment processes are valid, reliable, flexible and fair and post assessment guidance is available to all individuals where individuals have been deemed not yet competent